Department of Accounting & Business Law


See how Department of Accounting aims to contribute to the business community and society at large.
Accounting Impact

At the Department of Accounting and Business Law, we believe that it is our right and responsibility to leave a positive mark not only on academic life but also on society at large. To accomplish this goal, the researchers at our department engage actively in societal discussions. 

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki discussed the quality and development of sustainability reporting in a seminar

The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Learning from strategic investments: Post-completion auditing — Jari Huikku

Aalto University is celebrating its new tenured professors with popular talks by our new Associate & Full level tenure track professors.

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Associate Professor Jari Huikku photo by Mikko Raskinen

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki was part of the Aalto team assessing the best sustainability report in Finland

The sustainability report review was carried out in cooperation with the Aalto University School of Business. Assistant professor Emma-Riikka Myllymäki from the department of accounting participated as one of the jury members. Stora Enso’s Sustainability Reporting Team was awarded the top prize and Soya's report was categorised the best in the SME category.

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Emma-Riikka Myllymäki is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the School of Business. Photo: Outi Puukko

Jukka Sihvonen presented his LGBT research in the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar

In the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar, assistant professor Jukka Sihvonen presented his and his co-authors' research "Does Lesbian and Gay Friendliness Pay Off? A New Look at LGBT Policies and Firm Performance". According to the paper, LGBT‐friendly corporate policies enhance firm performance. The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Apulaisprof. Jukka Sihvonen. Kuva: Mortti Saarnia

Viherkentällä | Aalto Blogs

In his blog, Timo Viherkenttä talks about current issues in taxation, pension finance, public finance and investment markets.

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Timo Viherkentta
Anton Jantunen at Aberdare mountains in Kenya.
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Alum Anton Jantunen: 'In my role, analytical skills, a comprehensive understanding of complex concepts, and the ability to see connections are especially useful.'

Anton Jantunen's journey led him from major consulting firms and startups to working in Nairobi at the UN Sanitation and Hygiene Fund, which aims to improve access to safe sanitation, hygiene, and menstrual health products and services. Jantunen works with innovative financing models for the fund.
A portrait image of Suzanne Innes-Stubb, she smiles and gaze is towards the camera
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Suzanne Innes-Stubb joins Aalto University School of Business as Executive in Residence

Specialised in business law, Innes-Stubb strengthens the School of Business’s expertise in responsible business. She will step into the role at the beginning of September.
The picture shows the menu, in which the CO2 emissions are marker with color codes and the price in euros.
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New research: Labeling carbon footprint affects the choices of mass catering customers – and the labeling method matters, too!

A recent study conducted in Germany shows that customers in a student canteen choose low-emission meals when presented with the carbon footprint of meals. This effect was strongest when the information was color-coded in a traffic-light scheme and translated into environmental costs in euros. According to one of the researchers, these findings could also be relevant for Finland, where mass catering is particularly popular.
Kuvassa näkyy professori Teemu Malmi Aallon Töölön kampuksen juhlasalin lavalla pitämässä avauspuheenvuoroa Taloudenpuolustuskurssilla 2023.
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The ninth Economic Defence Course analysed the Government Programme

A welfare society cannot survive without innovations and successful business activities. This is why the objectives and measures to improve the operating conditions of companies that were outlined in the Government Programme must be successful.
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